Meet Our New Landscape Designer

Industry Veteran Becomes a Plant Nerd We’re excited to introduce you to our newest team member and expert landscape designer, Jim Lancaster. Jim comes to us with 25 years of experience creating beautiful landscapes that delight tenants and customers. His unique educational background—an associate degree in carpentry and masonry and a Bachelor of Technology in […]

Property Managers’ Top 5 Landscaper Complaints

What You Want in a Landscaper Recently we surveyed property managers like you about their commercial landscaping partners. We know how important these vendor relationships are, both for the health of your property and your peace of mind. What we learned is that you’re consistently frustrated with five things (we weren’t surprised—it’s why we do […]

2021 Landscaping Design Trends

The return to the home has been the theme in 2020 and it continues in 2021. Extending the home to the outside is at the top of the renovation list for many homeowners. Below are Landscaping Design Trends to watch out for this year: Privacy and more Privacy Peace and tranquility is what many are […]

Happy Holidays From Your Plant Nerds

Do you see the finish line at the end of the year? Some of us may be running for it, while others are dancing and skipping. Regardless of how we get there, we can all attest it’s been a year like no other. As we head into the holiday season, we hope you have the […]

Landscape 911: Plant Nerds To the Rescue

You know that spot on your property that makes you cringe? Maybe it’s a small, odd shaped area, or an unmovable object you need to work around. Whatever the issue may be, our Plant Nerds can help you create an attractive, functional landscape that’ll wow your tenants while staying on budget.  Check out these recent […]

Landscape Design and Boosting Your Home’s Value

Moving forward with a Landscape Design and Installation project not only brings enjoyment to one’s life but it is also an investment for the future. Below is our list of the top landscaping features that bring the most bang for your buck: Deck or Patio Adding a deck or patio to your backyard creates functionality. […]

Use Your 2020 Budget Before You Lose It

When you created your 2020 budget, you maximized every line item to maintain your property and wow tenants…then COVID-19 happened. You’ve worked hard to stay on plan, but some priorities have shifted. For example, you budgeted for seasonal flowers—now with fewer people going to the office, that may not be as important. Our Plant Nerds […]

Cumberland Landscape Takes a Unique Approach To Caring for Employees

Our team at Cumberland has experienced several lifecycle events in 2020. We grieved when several parents passed away, rejoiced when babies were born, celebrated the news of a pregnancy and worried about the global pandemic. As a group we have been filled with many emotions—sadness, grief, joy, and anxiety—and have leaned on each other during […]

Why We Love Pine Straw Mulch

If you’re anything like our Plant Nerds, you’re dreaming of pumpkin spice lattes, your favorite sweater, and…fall landscape maintenance (right?). There are weeds to pull, perennials to prune, and piles of mulch to spread in preparation for the harsh winter months ahead.  Which brings us to pine straw. It may not seem like it—but this […]

Landscape Maintenance and Design for Fall

From cozying up to the fire pit to taking in all the beautiful colors, Autumn is one of the best times to enjoy your backyard. Here is our Top 10 Landscape Maintenance and Design tips for getting fall Ready: Summer Clean Up Summer brings many thunderstorms and unruly growth of plants. Now is the time […]